Category: Dallas Fall 2015


I’ve always wanted to do something big…

For as long as I can remember, I’ve been a technical person. My interest in coding dates back to high school. From the time I took my first computer science class, I was hooked. I still remember the joy I felt seeing my work come to life. It actually worked! Then taking a couple more […]

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Golden Birthday

Today is my “Golden Birthday” — the day where I turn the same age as my birth date. Yes, that means I’m the big 3-0. I also hear this is also called a “Lucky Birthday,” and I’m feeling pretty lucky. I always had big wishes for my 30th birthday — that I would be accomplished, […]

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Dietitian Turned Coder – Back to My Roots

I’m the only sibling in my family that hasn’t figured out what I want to be when I grow up, until now. My brothers and sisters were not shy about giving me advice on picking something and sticking with it. I have been a dietitian, chef, personal trainer, technical writer, instructional designer, and eLearning developer. None […]

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HTML Misspelled

Fifteen years ago, I took an HTML class at the University of Texas Arlington called “Internet Design.” On my first day, I noticed that the class number was one number off from “Internet Communication”, the class I thought I originally signed up for. It was my last semester of senior year and I didn’t want […]

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Parlons-en du code…

It’s just another language… Its 8.03 on a Monday morning and our wonderfully patient coding bootcamp instructor David has just said something along the lines of: “The method, or the function, belongs to the object belongs to the attribute, belongs to the class, belongs to thevariable, belongs to the instance…..” In my head a record scratches, complete silence, crickets chirp, I think “What […]

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